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. -- feedback cards. i would love to hear it in e-mail form or you can call me. please use the entertainment commission as a resource, but be nice. you saw all of us today. we are here to help you if we can. we do have to issue some permits that those of you -- that somebody do not like, but there is. thank you. >> welcome to "culturewire." today we are at recology. they are celebrate 20 years of one of the most incredibly unique artist residency programs. we are here to learn more from one of the resident artists. welcome to the show, deborah. tell us how this program began 20 years ago. >> the program began 20 years ago. our founder was an environmentalist and an activist and an artist in the 1970's. she started these street sweeping campaigns in the city. she started with kids. they had an exhibition at city hall. city officials heard about her efforts and they invited her to this facility. we thought it would coincide with our efforts to get folks to recycle, it is a great educational tool. since then, we have had 95 professional artists come through. >> how has the program changed over
fourth floor looking out the window with his camera. took a picture, looked at it, send it to us, we had it on the air and a couple of minutes. because of technology, because of things changing so rapidly. it is a brand new world. vicki, thank you for the importance of that network and everything else. thank you. next, i want to introduce you to a gentleman. he is tall, dark, handsome. sorry, that was me. wrong script. [laughter] you, too, right? it's your birthday, right? ok. in all seriousness, a gentleman by the name of dmitri is here. i want you to meet him. his name is dmitri belzer. he has worked in the disability community for years providing technology access for more than 30 years. trained as a sign language expert and interpreter, he established a death services program ast san francisco state university, provided support services for colleges. we don't call them disabled. they happen to have a disability. he joined pacific bell, helped organize honda the advisory group for people that happen to have a disability. he gave them put to that company on how to develop featu
uses a son that doesn't speak to teach me so many things all day every day. i rarely talk about that because if it hits to the core of may. and that is why i have learned the necessary needs of technology whto learn and to grw at to do things. and why you and i need the things you're going to hear in just a couple of minutes. i just want to take a quick moment as you get settled. you will have to stop talking because i will not talk over you. you, too. i'm going to count to ten. i usually don't have to finish to ten. when you think of technology in the world today, we can't even imagine what is going to have the month from now. think of the things that have been eaten up. we used to have payphones. they are gone. the cellphone 8 it up. the cellphone 8 of the camera industry. you don't need to buy a camera. the cellphone 8 the watch industry. i don't even wear a watch. you can go through the list. he you don't have to go to the bank anymore. take a picture of a check and make a deposit. look at all the things that we have changed. and change every day. if we can't imagine what is
mayor, will you join us for a photograph, please? >> thank you very much, ladies and gentlemen. one more round of applause. [applause] if you look around you tonight, you will see poster board. celebrating, acknowledging, the first asian americans. we have the first asian-american actress in hollywood. the first asian-american nba player. the first members of congress. these interns are the future of our community. they are the reason why we are here today. we're also here to celebrate and recognize one of the greatest members of our community. this year it is the first year we are giving the lifetime achievement award. the lifetime achievement award this year is going to secretary norman manetta. he is a trailblazer. a man who paved the way for many of us. he was the first asian-american mayor of a major city. he was elected to congress 10 times. he was the first person to serve two presidents in a cabinet. first as secretary of commerce to president clinton, secretary of transportation to president bush. it was on 9/11 that secretary mineta showed us what he was made of. he made t
diligence and hard work. i will never use drugs. the chinese team is extremely strict on doping control. so i can assure you that it is not an issue with us. and women's gymnastics, the team finals happening right now. if the u.s. wins, it will be their first team gold since 1996. we'll keep you posted on that one. i want to go back to the swimming. the women's 200 meter freestyle happening in about two hours. 17-year-old american missy franklin, she is taking on the world record holder, that is fredricka pell greeny of italy. in men's swimming, michael phelps could win two medals today. first up, the 200 meter butterfly. if he pulls it off, he jumps back into the pool for the relay. if he wins both, he'll have a record 19 olympic gold medals. wow. zain has the best assignment ever. wish i was there. missy franklin this young american swimmer. there is a lot to her story and some of it involves a little embarrassment for nbc as well. tell us what happened. >> yeah, it was a bit of a messup on nbc's part. basically they aired a promo of her saying that she had won gold in her first time ever
embarrassment for nbc as well. tell us what happened. >> yeah, it was a bit of a messup on nbc's part. basically they aired a promo of her saying that she had won gold in her first time ever here at the olympics, 100 meter backstroke. i watched it. it was really an amazing race. she did so well. but that promo on nbc then aired right before the race itself. so anyone who tuned in would have actually knew what the result was before they could actually watch it. so there has been all this outrage and nbc, you're spoiling the olympics for people. and hash tag came up callcalled called #nbcfail and everybody is complaining about this. what is interesting to note is that if this had happened four years ago, tape delays wouldn't have become such an issue. in the world of social media, twitter and facebook, everyone is getting results instantaneously. so the whole delay is causing a real issue for so many people, but, suzanne, you can watch it live streamed on nbc's website. so that's one option. and another option is just to go on a twitter, facebook, social media diet. and the other is to come to lon
the seating. you do not just sit with a black person or a white person. it is about all of us, or none of us, and that is the bottom line. it has to be that mentality. >> it is a way to control the prisoners. it takes the pressure off the guards and everybody else. they say we want to stop violence, but you promote a violence by segregating. when an individual comes, the first in the asking, where are you from? what is your nationality? that is how to divide and conquer. that is the way the united states is made up. that is how you work. north and south vietnam, for instance. they divide people so that the pressure will not be on them. that is how i see the system. i see it in prison, how they divide inmates. it is scary if inmates unite, and they do not like that. when i first come to prison, it will be a big thing if i went and sat with the blacks. it would be a big think if they caucasian sat with the asians. we only did that one time, where everybody got together, and we got what we wanted. when you unite, you can conquer. [applause] >> next question is for the commander. how can they co
. not the promoter. at the end of the day, stuff goes downhill. it is on you to make sure that you use promoters the to contrast and the to manage, essentially. it is a partnership. hopefully not -- here is the key, i will be going home to my dog now. you have got to work with these promoters. at the end of the day, the same consequences are going to hold. >> [inaudible] >> i understand. >> [inaudible] >> right. it would be great if it was like yelp for promoters. unfortunately, we are just not going to be able to do that. more than legal reasons, we cannot put in the place of liability. that just will not happen. i will encourage you guys to make one up on your own. i will take one more question and then move along. >> [inaudible] >> to go back to that. go back one more. one more. i suppose that we just, if you are asking about places i have worked, ok. i will ask. i have got the hook. i will move on [laughter] -- i will move on. [laughter] how're you doing? are you awake? ok. this is exciting for us. for me, anyway. we started the entertainment commission in 2003. the police were issuing permi
>> welcome to the "journal." >> welcome. >> here is what we have coming up. >> u.s. treasury secretary timothy geithner comes to germany to talk about the european crisis. >> no ending to the fighting in of 0h. france calls for an urgent meeting of the u.n. security council. >> it trial begins in moscow. a fight between the president and an all-female punk band. >> well, it is usually a playground for germany's rich and famous, but today it was the scene of high end diplomacy in the eurozone debt crisis. >> the u.s. treasury secretary swept into the north sea island to see his german counterpart wolfgang scheuble who is on vacation there. >> the markets are hoping that a game-changer in the crisis could be on the way. that is after mario draghi promised last week to do all it takes to stabilize the euro. >> germany's finance minister cannot of charlie's get the debt crisis during his summer break. u.s. treasury secretary timothy geithner called on wolfgang short life ensued, to urge germany to work together with other eurozone states to resolve the crisis and boost confidence
gratifying for all of us out here that are so passionate about this beach. i also want to acknowledge former superintendent of tgnra, brian o'neill, who, as i am sure we all do, really wish to be here today to see how far we have come. he really was excited to start working with a really strong focus. i know he is here in spirit. finally, i would like to express my gratitude to all of the community members and environmental groups and organizations that have really kept this thread going in order to bring it along with all of our leaders, including san francisco's surf riders, save friends of sutro park, golden gate, audubon, a coalition that saved ocean beach, and there are also great individuals, including bob, who was not here today, but he has-wuyurç contrin many giveaways. thank you all. thank you for being here. looking forward to the next phase. [applause] >> thank you very, very much. last but most certainly not least, we're going to hear from amy meyer. if you look up and down the speech, you look up to lands' end and you cast your mind's eye to the presidio, down the peninsula to
environment code. chapter 23. i don't know of that's going to come to us or not. it looks like it's going to be an amendment. >> thank you. >> i have a question regarding the item before that. the potential building code amendment. the california building code regarding open lateral white. i see on the status it was on the code advisory committee with the recommendation proposed today but it's not on our agenda. was it that the code advisory committee? >> it was discussed at the subcommittee. >> i thought i might add one more thing about legislation since there were a number of items today that do not technically come before the bic. there were a lot of changes that affected the planning department and planning commission but they had no direct say over it. there was a move to move with the president and board of supervisors to create a rule of the board of supervisors will book that says that there will be legislation in amending the administrative code that will affect the planning commission are planning department, the board can't act on it for 30 days in order to give the planning co
. that is a quick overview of how we use the wii. questions? the question is, do you have to have a special computer to connect the wii to a television? the answer is no. this box is the council. you plug the cd into it and plug into the tv. any television will work with the wii. it works well with a big flat screen tv because you can see the action better. good question. one more question. allen? the average cost? if you are one of the contract in city senior centers, this is part of our broadband technology grant, the average cost is zero. [laughter] if you were to buy this for your home, it costs a couple of hundred dollars. the games cost between $20.40 dollars. they have hundreds of different games to play. to the games cost between $20.40 dollars. and hundreds of different games to play. we have other adaptive devices that can be used with the wii. this is a foot pedal. -- this is a foot pedal. along with the buttons on the hand device connected to alicia's remote, we can use foot pedals if there are games the require numerous controls. it is very adaptive. then, really interesting. what about
with the war on drugs was leading us in the wrong direction. the impact that it had and not only in communities -- quite frankly in our entire community was creating a situation which doesn't necessarily make us any safer and frankly, i think we have criminalized an area i think should be really looked upon as a health issue more than as a criminal issue, and i think consequently, a lot of the solutions we have tried in the last 2 1/2 decades have taken us to a place where today we cannot afford it economically. i can tell you that socially we have been broken for many years, but now the economic peace of it has come to play and that's probably why, quite frankly, we are reacting. i think we can deal with being socially bankrupt much easier than we can deal with being economically bankrupt. i think now we've come to the point where there's an intersection between the two. having said that, i also think it's important to recognize simply taking people that are broken, because most of the people that have drug addictions are people that are broken, and just simply releasing them on to the streets
'll be talking about youth and young adults in recovery. joining us in our panel today are tami bahr, assistant director, connections counseling, board member of recovery foundation, madison, wisconsin; jonathan katz, director, rita j. kaplan jewish community services, jewish board of family and children services, new york, new york; justin riley, at-large board member, faces and voices of recovery, seattle, washington; bridget ruiz, technical expert lead, division of systems improvement, jbs international, bethesda, maryland. bridget, 21.5 percent of 18- to 25-year-olds have an issue with illicit drugs. talk to me a little bit about that and what kind of drugs are they using. it is quite different than it was even 2 or 3 years ago. we see a huge increase in pharmaceutical drug use, not using it as prescribed. we also see an increase in alcohol use, and binge drinking is a serious problem, as well as some of the more legal types of drugs labeled as incense or those types of things in different smoke shops. and jonathan, does that hold true for what you are seeing in new york city? absolutely. w
trucks. ♪ >> everybody loves food on the go. the fact that the use great ingredients and are very convenient, gourmet food, that makes them very popular. >> i want to go there. >> i have been dying to have these. >> i have dined and various food trucks before. i think it is cool the they're starting to make food that you can try. >> i cannot decide. >> in the thick of the competition. how is it going? >> pretty good. i got thrown off because they pulled out of my first appetizer choice. but i think we're doing ok. >> how are you going to crush them? >> i think it will be easy. one of the things probably everyone has tried, but it might be a new twist on it. >> i do not want to where you, but we were at this food truck earlier. >> does not matter. still going to win. >> you walk outside and there is a food truck right there. it changes every day. it is fun and easy to go down and get some food. >> these are going to be really good. >> i am going with this. i think he is going with his gut. >> this is good. >> i was thinking of doing a sample test. >> i thought about starting a rest
, everyone, for participating on this meeting. as you know, it is obviously not a high priority. we're using every opportunity to practice. we are engaging our businesses, making sure that everyone has the supplies. i do strongly feel that what we're doing is going to allow us to recover so well after any major incidents. i just came back from celebrating the final signing and recognition of the america's cup. the reality is 500,000 people, maybe a weekly basis. we have posted 3 different workshop scenarios to handle crowd and responses and getting ready for all of the anticipated populace that will come into the city. while we enjoy of course the big economic contribution to the work force and to business, we also have to be focused on everyone's safety. that is partly what makes the event so successful. the more that we do that with all of our partners here, the more the event will be safe, therefore more successful. i am also very interested in every type about reach that we do in our neighborhoods and thank you, supervisor cohen, for joining us. i know that we are trying to be creative a
in with these multiple projects. i think that israel to these are people that do business with us a laot, and we do not have the appearances lie down and the grand jury report an fbi case of favoritism, plan checking chopping. all those issues. i am willing to pause here and address the issues that are up. i am not interested in something that is not working in major ways. it has got to be effective and efficient, or it will not work. i think it makes sense to think about all this and figure out a way to address all of these issues. >> obviously, i want to thank everyone for coming in today. all the commissioners really appreciate it. you have given us a reality check of what your life has been like in the last couple of months. i went down there myself and spent about 10 hours on the weekend. commissioner walker was there as well. i could see you boiling and boiling in getting up to this boy. -- getting up to this point. with regard to the staff, i know this puts you in a difficult situation. i know that you are in the trenches. the acting director hui was there solve the problems as best they cou
other republicans. what i'm told is that franks said his regret was mostly in using the name and that it overshadowed the general point that they were trying to make. i should also say franks told republican colleagues that he still stands behind that question and what he wants the inspectors general across the government to investigate. you know, you talked about the fact that republican leaders, at least some of them, have really shunned this leader. i talked to a pretty conservative congressman today who said a lot of us, conservatives like me, are saying are you kidding me? they're idiots for making this mistake. why go after hillary's body person without having rock solid evidence. >> you said this whole thing was a wake up call. how so? >> well, i think what it really points to, and i think that the events of the so called mosque at ground zero, that, you know, we have a kind of deep anti-muslim here in the united states. if you look at poland, you find out that a considerable number of people are willing to believe anything about islam and muslims. people like newt gin
that there will be feedback an opportunity for questions and comments. letting us know how what we might do it better. we really welcome that kind of feedback and we look forward to working with you. thank you, and welcome. >> a good afternoon. as the first speaker said, ia am not ed lee either. again, i want to echo all of the sentiments said before me. i think that the entertainment commission has come a long way. as has the industry. we see a lot less complaints and a lot more cooperation between law enforcement and the industry. i am proud to say that that is all accomplished by four people. that is as large as the entertainment commission is. i think that they are doing a stellar job. i look forward to working with them in the future to make things move as smoothly as we can. thank you very much. >> my old boss, with these glasses he keeps telling me that i look like the monopoly guy. pretty somber group for entertainment. i hope it is not because of the police in the room. [laughter] i go out and bought. i like entertainment. -- i go out a lot. i like entertainment. i was deputy chief when this com
by wealthy u.s. donors in jerusalem, romney spoke of a "dramatically stark difference in economic vitality" between israel and the occupied territories. he concluded -- romney added similar economic differences are present in other neighboring countries such as the u.s. and mexico. in his comments, romney also grossly understated income gap between israelis and palestinians living under occupation. palestinians have denounced bronner's remarks and others say romney had been racist. >> [unintelligible] >> in his remarks, romney lavished praise on israel's socialist medical system, applauding and for its lower rate of gdp spending than in the united states. romney was in israel as part of a three-nation foreign tour that has brought him to poland. democrats appear poised to adopt same-sex marriage as part of their convention platform, becoming the first major party to do so. the democratic party drafting committee reportedly voted unanimously over the weekend to approve language endorsing same- sex marriage. it now faces a vote before the entire platform committee in two weeks. another vote
in 1952 in the beacon hill neighborhood of seattle, washington. his parents immigrated to the u.s. from china and the 1930's. his father fought in world war ii and worked as a cook. he passed away when the mayor was 15. his mother was a seamstress and a waitress. mayor lee has five siblings, he graduated from college in maine, he also went to uc- berkeley law school and finished in 1978. he and his wife have two daughters. i also want to mention, prior to becoming mayor, one of the key points in his contributions to the community is after he completed law school, he worked as a managing attorney for the san francisco asian law caucus, where he was an advocate for affordable housing and the rights of immigrants and renters. mayor lee -- [applause] >> thank you. welcome to city hall. the people's city hall, san francisco. i want you all to note that that was such a wonderful rendition of our national anthem. please give another applause to the millennium -- melanie and her daughter. i am so excited about all of you and seen so many of you from all over our state. come to city hall anin sa
to sfmta and found out that the marketing department could use some assistance. this is a sweet spot for some of our san francisco businesses. we're looking for people that can do copyrighting, graphic design, web design, printing. so a number of things that we typically haven't seen people try to get into the pipeline with is something we can include this time. so if you have any questions i'd be more than happy to answer them for you. president adams: any questions? i think this is a great way to connect with small businesses, especially with like through m.t.a. and doing vendor business in the city. so it's very good. >> do you have a card? >> actually, we're directing everybody to our website. if they click on the banner on the home page it will take them to the application where it helps us understand the size of the company, location, and services. president adams: what other outreach efforts are you doing? >> i've reached out to the board of supervisors and they've put things out in their newsletters. corporations have reached out to their procurement groups as well and then a
. officers rendered aide, called for an ambulance, and retrieve the hand and the suspect had used. tonight officers patrick grant and michael tursi are being recognized for their efforts. they are being awarded the gold medal of valor. [applause] >> captain paul chignell, along with officers tastings ahastingd lopez. >> good evening to you all. my pleasure to introduce richard hastings and that lopez. -- matt lopez. saturday, july 16, 2011, officer richard hastings and asked matt lopez were on duty and in uniform. their primary assignment was to be on a fixed post detail on the imminence of a railway platform on third street between oakdale avenue and plu avenue. this platform and the surrounding areas are notorious for high incidence of robberies, aggravated assaults, indiscriminate shootings, gang activity, illegal firearm possession, as well as a multitude of quality of life cripes. the bayview station has dedicated a high-level police resources to this area, particularly to a recent rash of robberies on and adjacent to the platform. well on the platform, officers tastings and lopez co
of interest. >> we'll see why japanese auto earnings are getting back on track. >> the cf buy join us first on cnbc after lifting guidance for the year. >> we're joined by guests at 11:30 european time. he says it could spike above 30 and hit 40. >> a set of disappointing results for two of europe's biggest banks this morning. the second kquarter profit was halved and ups numbers hit by a big drop in trading revenue and a significant loss on facebook's controversial ipo. carolyn, let's catch up with you, first of all. it's amazing how one flirtation can have so much of an impact. >> yeah, but, russ, that's only part of the story. let me run you through the numbers. you can't really sugar coat is because these numbers were much worse than expected, specifically in the investment banking unit which had a surprised pretax loss of 130 million swiss fra francs. it was the slump in trading revenues, and the fallout from the disastrous facebook ipo for which it is incurring a $350 million loss. ubs told us this morning it will take appropriate legal action against the action in dak for the, quote
to larger issues that we as a city are facing but it is important never the less for us today to honor mr. mchenley, for his years of dedication and work in his community. to recognize the missing asset that adobe bookstore has been not only to the mission neighborhood but to the entire city and county of san francisco. on behalf of the board of supervisors, it is my honor to give you the certificate of honor for your passionate love of books and learning and the arts, for founding an opening adobe bookstore in the mission district in 1989 and turning the store into a hub for artists and musicians living in the community and for contributing to the artistic and bohemian flavor of the mission, characteristics that make the neighborhood so special to all of us. on behalf of the board of supervisors in -- and the entire mission community, thank you. >> thank you, supervisor. supervisor avalos: i think there is -- supervisor a lucky -- olague wants to speak. supervisor olague: thank you for your years of staying open and just for being a good resource for knowledge and art and it was a great
's nomination, how far will he go to win the white house? will ferrell and zach galifianakis are with us like to talk about their new movie. wolf blitszer is off. i'm joe johns. you're in "the situation room." >>> right now mitt romney's on his way home from an overseas trip his campaign is calling a great success even though it generated embarrassing headlines at every stop. latest came today in poland when one of romney's top aides cursed at reporters asking questions. one of them was our jim acosta, who joins us from warsaw. jim, what happened today that the romney team sounds upbeat despite all that's been going on? >> reporter: well, joe, a senior romney advisor told reporters here in warsaw that mistakes do happen out on the campaign trail. but when asked what mistakes were made on this overseas trip, that advisor couldn't name any. instead the campaign says the world got to hear from a candidate who they say speaks from the heart. it's the image mitt romney has wanted voters to see for the last week. the gop contender walking tall on the world stage here visiting poland's tomb of the u
? >> definitely seen gradual changes as i'm sure you have. look, i've had to use my former cheerleading voice many times to get a question to presidents and to candidates for president. but i've had to do that more and more as has jim over the years because, look, i mean it's just the world that we live in from their perspective that with twitter, the internet, with everything going viral immediately, it's hard for them to say anything without altering the message that they're trying to get out that day. having said that, it is frustrating having been a reporter on several presidential campaigns, you're there, you're going on the bus, you're going off the bus, you're sitting through every speech. and you want to have access to the candidate to be able to ask them questions. and especially at the end of a trip like this where you're really going full bore and you don't have a chance to ask anything, that's what happens when you really try to ask. and you have to be careful of your surroundings, but you got to do your job. >> gloria, and i have to ask you, in the big picture, how important is this r
a study out of australia show that men use navigation more than women. they use it compared to just half of the women surveyed. you can read the entire story on phil lebeau blog. "closing bell" is coming up next, see you tomorrow. >>> i have never seen a woman in road rage, ever. >> i have, absolutely. full of a car of kids and dogs and things like that. welcome to "closing bell." i'm filling in today for maria bartiromo. she will be back tomorrow. >> the fed will issue their latest policy statement tomorrow, and investors not taking any chances ahead of that, taking this wait and see mode. most of wall street not expecting any major fed action, but the bulls could get a rude awakening if bernanke and company don't often any more clues. investors are a bit jittery today despite positive economic data. look at the zigzags. that is an indecisive moment right now. the market is down, and the chart show it's positive, and the s&p down 3.6 points. will they or won't they. that is the question investors are requesting about the fed's next move right now. they made their guess, so now it's
. this is the she. >> reporter: and this is hard. these are the worse-case scenario us and want to do something to help and there is nothing we could have done. we were fortunate to save -- and stay with the third. >> and i want to clarify something that was said before and that is a two-year-old daughter found dead. the 12-year-old's son frank hayward 3 who is in the hospital, in children's hospital right now in critical condition. >>> and this happened in a shell station. the suspect wanted to ecchange something when the clerk wouldn't do it, the suspect flew into a rage, kicked in the door to the cashier's room, assaulted the cashier, took what he wanted and left. if you know the guy, call prince georges county police. >>> and the edge on the district now and a debate is expected on capitol hill and house lawmakers may discuss a ban and eleanor holmes norton doesn't get a vote. he's more. >> reporter: the bullies usually pick on the district. this time, they picked a fight with women across the united states. >> reporter: a house bill offered by representative trent franks, a republican from
accused of conducting a shooting spree in a u.s. movie theater. james holmes faces 142 charges, including murder, attempted murder, and possession of explosives. he is suspected of killing 12 people and wounding 58 in aurora, colorado earlier this month. holmes spoke just once in monday's court appearance. he said, yes, when the judge asked if he understood the charges. the kies case is likely to hing his mental state at the time of the shooting. he was facing psychiatric treatment before the crimes. prosecutors will consult victims' families before deciding whether to demand the death penalty. lawyers for the world's two leading tech companies are going head-to-head over patents. ai joins us from the business team. ai, we are hearing about this yet again. >> yet again indeed and roots run deep on this one, catherine. number one and number two makers of smart phones around the world. and they are business parters np you might have guessed. it is apple and samsung electronics p. they have entered another legal battle over smart phones and tablet computers. jury selection began at the feder
we think you deserve a look at the people they've been targeting and the tactics they've been using. they've named these two asking a federal inspectors general to investigate muslim brotherhood infiltration. on the right is mohammed elibiary. on the right is huma abedin. both have received threats since being named. some top republicans have risen to her defense. >> these allegations and the report from which they're drawn are nothing less than an unwarranted and unfounded attack on an honorable citizen, a dedicated american and a loyal public servant. >> the bachmann five website that claims to connect ms. abedin to the muslim brotherhood in this convoluted way. through an organization her late father started decades ago which allegedly had the support of another guy who had another organization that might have had the support of another organization the muslim brotherhood. the website also makes allegations against her brother and mother. as a top aide to the secretary of state, miss abedin has a security clearance. and as such has undergone extensive background checks. now, last
point they were asked to help get the ride moving again. >> somebody climbed up and told us to rock back and forth. >> today engineers determined the problem was not mechanical. they are planning to run the ride tonight and if it operates normally it could reopen tomorrow. >>> investigators spent the day combing over a party bus that was involved in the death of a passenger this weekend. ktvu's janine de la vega has more. >> reporter: we are told party bus of santa cruz parks its buses here on this lot. we tried to get ahold of the owner but when we called a man hung up on us. we found out what we could about the company. >> reporter: we did not see anybody working at this lot. they told us buses have been taken from here. they want to knee how two women fell out the door. >> i wonder how does a door come open on a bus like that? they should be checked for safety issues. >> reporter: the public utilities commission licenses party buss. in 2010 it fined them $4,500 for not having insurance and drivers enrolled in alcohol testing satisfaction programs. the chp is investigating the incident
for all of you. we used to go out for karaoke, but he would sing and i would leave. this is a magnificent evening. we gather tonight in celebration of asian-pacific heritage month. we take a moment to reflect upon our past, to understand the heroic struggles, obstacles, hardships that so many people, including this evening's tremendous honor read, had to overcome. this is a very special place. norm gave me the good fortune of putting my feet to the marble in the halls of congress. we will give the opportunity to 20 interns this summer so that they can partake in the greatest democracy that has ever resided on this planet. this is also a tremendous significance as congressmen alluded to. this is the home were people left when i came to this country, when they had to leave the fields of california from farming. that applies to the filipinos and two others. they set foot in san francisco. a generation upon generation, of residence of san francisco had to endure the struggles and have made this city a very special place. i am very excited about the leadership that presides over san francisco
's a gold medal performance. that's all for us tonight. "anderson cooper" starts now. >> piers thanks. >>> good evening, everyone. it's 10:00 on the east coast. we begin tonight keeping them honest. with new developments concerning unproven allegations by five republican members of congress that our government is being infiltrated by radical jihadists, members of the muslim brotherhood. we've reported on this numerous times over the last couple weeks. because we have, i've had people and groups point fingers at me, and saying i'm ignorant and nigh ave or aiding and abetting muslim extremists. i've seen radical islamists up close in bosnia, somalia, iraq and other places. i've seen the horrible things they've done overseas and in this country as weapon. later in the broadcast, we're going to look at the role foreign jihadists are playing in syria right now. i'm not defending radical islamists nor am i naive to their beliefs. but what i am talking about is people working in this government making allegations or spreading innuendos about them without any direct evidence. they're dragging
older. i want to talk about that science and how we try to apply in use it to helping people in need. first of all, i want to say that there is a special thing about this plasticity as it relates to ourselves. that is to say it is constructed on the basis of moment to moment association of things that go together or the things that are expected to occur in the next moment in time. one thing that always goes with everything we feel, everything we do, every act we have had, every thought is a reference to the actor, to the player, to the doer, and that references to ourself. all of that derives massive plastic self-reference. we have to construct and enrich a strongly center itself, a person, in our brain through its changing itself in a powerful, plastic way. we're also constructed through these same processes to attach to the other people, to the other things we are close to in life. that is the basis of the attachment of the mother to the child or the child to the mother. through millions of the events of contact and interaction, all of those counts in ways that actually grow the ch
to organize the people who used the beach. of course, my introduction to java beach house coffee shop at the time. so we went through some intense -- ed dpw, and want to thank the staff that continues to be here. mohammed nuru, you have got it now, but i think we have moved a lot of sand already. and what we did in those earlier years, at least to me, was to begin on what we could do to contribute to a larger picture, and this is what i got introduced to, the germans -- the tremendous diversity of people and activities that are taking place along our ocean with these new -- the zoo across the street, the ocean waters, the dog walkers, the kite gliders. people love walking our national parks. seniors, elders, and a diverse communities. and, of course, people who fish once in awhile, too. we also realized it was a we also realíp30 on as a great highway, infrastructure for our public utilities commission. certainly fantastic in very important transportation infrastructure to get in and out of our wonderful parks. it is a link. and it is our ocean for the city. it is our touch of the oc
a this morning. >> stay with us for "good morning america." have a great tuesday. >> is live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> it was a violent tonight in the district. four people were shot. good morning, washington. it is july 31. let's get a check on the forecast. >> a very good morning to you. let's go to live super doppler. those of you in southern maryland, you have a nice view of the bay and the thunderstorms. watch out for the lightning this morning. much of the rain is over the water. those showers are not moving. we do not have much wind to push them. 75 right now in washington. 73 at the airport. on our way to 86 for the high temperature. thunder showers off and on throughout the day. they will be slow moving. we warm up to the mid-90's by friday. >> warming up is going to be the volume of traffic. a lot of construction barrels are going to be moved out of the beltway between the bridge. 66 outside the beltway. montgomery county, right here at university boulevard, everything is free except the long-term work. they were working in green
. >> reporter: he defended the use of negative ads saying they are historically messy. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> house and senate leaders have reached an agreement on more sanctions on iran. the new sanctions target energy, shipping and insurance sectors. it's all an effort to curtail tehran's suspected push for nuclear weapons. >>> a year and a half investigation into the failed fast and furious gun smuggling operation says five officials at the bureau of alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives share much of the blame for what happened. the operation was set up to track guns but some of the weapons wound up at crime scenes. they range from the special agent in charge of the atf's phoenix field division up to the agency's director. this is the first of three reports into the operation. >>> 24-year-old james egan holmes has been officially charged in the colorado movie theater shootings. >> the maximum penalty for a first degree murder charge is the death penalty. hyenas two a-- he faces two attempted first degree murder charges on each of the people killed in the shootings. ed
targeting and the tactics they've been using. they've named these two in letters asking a federal insp t inspectors general to investigate. on the left is a man who is a member of president obama's homeland security advisory council. on the right is huma abba continue. both have received threats since being named. some top republicans ha s havss to her defense. >> these allegations and the report from which they're drawn are nothing less than an unwarranted attack on an honorable citizen, a dedicated american and a loyal public servant. >> the website in the following way. through an organization her late father started decades ago which allegedly had the support of another guy who had another organization that might have had the support of another organization the muslim brotherhood. the website also makes allegations against her brother and mother. as a top aide to the secretary of state, miss abedin has a security clearance. and as such has undergone extensive background checks. now, last fall, the fbi gave him an award for, quote, his extraordinary contributions for specific
graduate student accused of conducting a shooting spree in a u.s. movie theater. james holmes faces 142 charges, including murder, attempted murder, and possession of explosives. he is suspected of killing 12 people and wounding 58 in aurora, colorado earlier this month. holmes spoke just once in monday's court appearance. he said, yes, when the judge asked fe understood the charges. they are expected to hone in on his state of mind at the time of the shooting. he was facing psychiatric treatment before the crimes. prosecutors will consult victims' families before deciding whether to demand the death penalty. >>> two of the world's leading tech companies are going head to head over patents. u.s. computer giant, apple, and south korean competitor samsung electronics entered another legal battle over smart phones and tablet computers. jury selection began at the federal courthouse in san jose, california. the firms have fought about 50 similar trials around the world since april of last year. lawyers for apple are asking the court to stop samsung from selling its smart phones and tablet c
finished doing laps at the senior center down the street. glad you're joining us. as always, let us know why are you awake, shoot an e-mail at waytooearly@msnbc.com o or @williegeist. or text the word awake followed by your response to 692639. and we'll read the best responses later in the show. but before we get to the news here at 30 rock, i want to bring in willie live from london, where he's been on a worldwide boondoggle, waist wasting comcast money for several days now. willie, what are you doing over there? what's going on? >> raining over here. shouldn't come as a surprise. 60-something degrees and rain, london weather. a couple of big gold medals in the pool, but a little controversy. u.s. women's soccer team plays today, and the star goalie, hope solo, a lot of people know has been in a twitter feud with brandi chastain, great player from the 2002 world cup. they have been fighting publicly ahead of the game today. it's getting interesting. we'll tell you about it. >> quick question. is that your camel hair jacket, or are you breaking that in for someone. where did you get that
government awards are incredibly important in san francisco. it's a chance for us to honor the tremendous work that happens in the city and also to honor the individuals who are responsible for some of that success. congratulations to all of our honorees. we're very grateful for your work. let's give a hand for them. [applause] the good government awards also support spur's good government work. it is a central part of our mission. our agenda is admittedly ambitious. we analyze every local measure on the san francisco ballot, which until recently was a pretty formidable task. we participate in most of the major issues of city government from pension and payroll tax reform to some of the most important discussions on how we fund a lot of our public services, whether that finding different revenue streams for our parks, are trying to find new ways to fund public transportation in the city. we're very happy to be working with mayor lee and the board to address a lot of these issues. this will clearly be a busy year for us. another component of our work is connecting the city's robuspro o ass
>> maybe we could line them up here yet to go my name is mark. i used the combaq-matic system e july. it is very frustrating. it has added to my time there. the underlying issue is what is the story for the property owners in san francisco? you are adding to their expense to make improvements to the property. my time has gone through the roof in terms of the time i spend there. i know that by the amount of time i pay to park in the garage and the number of hours i have to eat or bill my clients. you have made the building permit process much more expensive to the property owners of san francisco. secondly, if this system was something to gauge efficiency of the process there, i think you have made the process much more difficult and much more time- consuming, and much less efficient. again, sitting there waiting for your number to be called, seeing dozens of people in the same position waiting to be called and everyone behind the counter trying to do plan check reading for those to come forward. there is a big gap of time that is neither efficient for the customer, for us time t
by adding article 12c. >supervisor chiu: the legislation that we have in front of us is designed to encourage onsite water use and when the bill the. we opened a new puc building at 525 golden gate. this building is our real landmark. the building will use 60% less water due to a system that meets 100% of the toilet flushing- irrigation needs for water. it will be recycling 5,000 gallons a day of waste water. it will be storing rain water in a basement cistern. in recent years, it has been challenging for developers installing the systems in major buildings, but i want to take a moment and think the staff of the puc who have worked closely with the department of building inspection and the department of public health to solve these challenges. the ordinance before us will developers install these water systems in new, large developments. it will streamline the process in maintaining great water, rain water, and blackwater. i also want to thank the puc for setting up the grant program for commercial developers who want to install the water testing process. it will save the of the
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